It is the last day of the year, and for today, I’ve decided to spend it in my garden, the place that has become something of a place of wonderment for me. Right now it looks a mess, a wintery grungy mess. I get out all the bulbs of got and get ready to plant them.
I put some in the tubs at the front of my house and as I dig
I wake up two lady birds asleep in the soil. Wow.
Many hours disappear making a mess garden look much tidier like this.
now so presentable apart from that fence panel.
All planted, and tidied.
Hopefully this will look so good in the spring and summer.
Tidied and even the bamboo is now growing.
So many bulbs, but they all disappear under the soil.
I position Alan and Zoe xmas present to me.
He should be happy there.
And as I pack up I find in the box there are actually instructions to plant the bulbs. Gulp, too late now.
Yes that looks so much better.
Inside the house, inside the warmth I look at what the difference is between the green and blue box of Swizzelers. Now squashes in the one box.
Hold on. What the hell!!!
I file them in lollie tub and non lollie tub.
Ah look there is another difference. The weight!
My brother comes round and we go out for a pint.
While the pubs are quiet. We have a quiet one, in the weatherspoons. It is delightfully quiet before the rush I guess.
We sit and enjoy each other s company.
Then we cross the road for another. But here where the beer is good. Anther turns into another, turns into another.
By 8:30 we are back home. And believe it or not I’m ready for bed. I guess it was all that gardening. I wish my brother a good night and head off for a good sleep. What will the new year bring??